Caipirinha   Caipirinha is a cocktail native to Brazil. It is made with cachaça, which is a sweet Brazilian type of rum made from sugarcane juice. There are a lot of variations of caipirinha, as you can combine different seasonal fruits and add them to your cocktail (such as grapes, kiwifruit, lemon, lime, mango, tangerine, […]

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Mexican chicken enchilada

Mexican chicken enchiladas

Mexican enchiladas Enchilada is a Mexican food which includes a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and then covered with chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a lot of different ingredients, but the main fillings are cheese, beans, meat, potatoes, seafood and vegetables. Here you have an authentic Mexican recipe for enchiladas:   […]

serrano ham, peas with serrano ham

Peas with ham

Peas with ham is an easy Spanish dish which can be served as a tapa or starter. Healthy and tasty, you just have to mix peas and serrano ham in a frying pan and let them simmer for some minutes.   Ingredients 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons […]

fish tacos, mexican fish tacos

Mexican fish tacos recipe

Mexican fish tacos Tacos are a Mexican small snack made up of a corn or wheat tortilla (griddled on a comal) folded around a filling, which can vary depending of the preferences of the consumer. The usual ingredient is meat (beef, cheese, chicken or pork) but you can also use fish and seafood (such as […]

Chilindron Chicken

Chilindron chicken is a traditional Spanish chicken stew. It consists of chicken simmered with pepper, tomato, onion and serrano ham. There are hundreds of recipes with small variations; here we suggest a classical one that you will definitely love.   Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into pieces Salt and pepper to taste 150 g serrano ham, […]

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Agua de Valencia

Agua de Valencia (Valencian Water)

Valencian water   Agua de Valencia is a typical Valencian cocktail that contains orange juice, cava or champagne, vodka and gin. Some people include Cointreau in the recipe, but this is optional. Agua de Valencia is a refreshing drink usually served cold or with ice cubes, so it is a perfect drink for summer.   […]

Pil-pil Prawns (Gambas al Pil-Pil)

Delicious prawns with chopped chili and garlic. Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 red chilli, finely chopped (seeds removed if desired) 350g/12oz prawns, raw and shelled 1 tsp paprika (smoked or sweet) Serves 4   Preparation method Pour the olive oil into a small frying pan and heat on […]

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summer red wine

Tinto de verano (Summer red wine)

Tinto de verano Summer red wine is one of the summer essentials in Spain. This refreshing cocktail is similar to sangria, but it is easier to prepare. Tinto de verano is typically prepared with gaseosa (a Spanish lightly sweetened colorless soda), but you can add any lemon-lime soda (such as 7-up or Sprite) instead. Do […]